Sukkot is one of my favorite Jewish holidays. It has many special halachot (Jewish laws and rituals) that symbolize the unity of Am Israel (the people and nation of Israel) and the need to love and accept one another. In today’s trying times, these messages of unity, inclusion, and belonging are more critical than ever. […]
For all of you who celebrate the Jewish New Year, Shana Tova! I wish you all Shalom, health, happiness, wealth, and success. May HaShem fulfill all of your wishes l’tova! And may He bring peace and caring to the world! Many blessings, Jacki
A sudden thought just popped into my head, so I thought I’d share it with you. Sometimes I catch myself doing things, and only in the midst of them, I realize that if I was a person who was observing me, they would likely think I was behaving in a highly atypical manner. It’s Friday […]
Progress update two months after my son began his trial LGHAs About a month ago, I shared a post about my son’s new low-gain hearing aids. He is 26, autistic, and has a severe APD (auditory processing disorder). I mentioned that he has limited verbal abilities and that we had been searching for many years […]
I invite you to tune in to ASPIKA TV and hear me speak from my heart about neurodiversity and neurodivergence, my thoughts about having a positive growth mindset, and tips and suggestions to make life simpler for neurodivergent individuals! I can’t wait to hear what you think! Thanks again to Rita Hernandez and the team at ASPIKA for this incredible opportunity!
I’d like to talk a little about mental health- or rather, my mental health. I’ve been struggling a bit lately, trying to avoid becoming engulfed by an overwhelming sense of sadness. I try to avoid sinking into the sadness that feels like a dense black cloud is penetrating my soul. I have realized that for […]
An explanation about the benefits of low-gain hearing aids for auditory processing disorder and Irlen spectral filters for visual processing disorder.
I am honored to share this article I wrote for the newly launched Jewish Disability Inclusion News (you can check out their site here) For the last few weeks, I have found myself mulling over a particularly painful incident that took place in Israel and made waves in the news and on social media. It […]
I’d like to invite you to tune in to our engaging conversation on the No Limits Podcast hosted by lisa jacovsky, and learn more about the senses and sensory processing, neurodiversity, neurodivergence, education, inclusion, and more! Click here to tune in!
I’d like to share with you an engaging conversation with Debbie Ginsberg, who kindly featured me as a guest on her newly launched podcast “Extraordinary Jews- The Untold Story of the Frum Neurodiverse Population.” I invite you to all tune in to our conversation about neurodiversity, ADHD, autism, diagnosis and misdiagnosis, the senses, sensory processing, […]